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weather. john standing by looking at what's shaping up to be really beautiful sunrise this morning john yeah it is absolutely gorgeous out there yet again we haven't seen much fog so far this month in this morning is keeping that going also pretty looking out at the golden gate bridge where we don't have any fog just some sunshine. all the way up through the membrane had ones. temperatures are currently in the 50's and 60's mild start to the morning and with a steady breeze for some areas. go ahead and put that light jacket on as you are stepping outside right now. if you wait a few hours step outside just want to make sure to put the sunscreen on yet again as we will be abundantly sunny on into the afternoon ahead of us a warm and windy afternoon with highs in the 60's 70's by the coast in bay and 80's returning for inland areas back to you. thanks a lot 6 o'clock and happening now firefighters are trying to contain 2 large fires in the south bay. >>on the left you see the one in santa clara county called the crews fire. and it started
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yesterday long cruise road and oak spring circle, north of gilroy it's grown so far to 1500 acres it's only 15% contained. the park fire on the right there making much more progress with that one is burning near morgan hill. sir had 340 acres so far but 70% contained at this hour all the evacuations lifted at morgan hill but evacuations remain in place and gilroy so let's go there now kron four's will tran standing by with the latest well it looks smoky behind you. >>yes, it's gotten smoke here since the last time you see me even though they've knocked down the flames, this is kenyada road and this is one of the locations where they had to evacuate people yesterday because the fire was racing through this area. breathing is quite difficult at this time fortunately it is not windy. let me quickly step out and show you the terrain you can see that firefighter. often the distance right there just keeping a close eye on
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the situation. look at how more importantly daria yellow the grass is it is dry ready to go up in flames which is why we have seen firefighters all up and down kenyada road just to make sure that they are ready to pounce on any fire that happens to move along this ridge year. let me show you video that we got when we first arrived here about an hour ago you can see in the video along the ridge area near some homes that the fire was still burning quite actively at this time they focused their attention on that area we didn't see any fire drops at that particular time but in my there might have some crews nearby where they are able to spray some water on to that location and knock down the flames so those flames are gone, but the damage already down when the fire started yesterday afternoon. they evacuated people and that's great nobody that we are hearing has died or has had any major injuries but 2 structures did go up in
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flames in fact, here's one person talking about that. >>i could see the big thick black smoke and the huge flames, the flames where the house was burning were over the trees you could see it above the trees and the line the fire line was real big. >>and back live now we want to show you the area it seems like it's gotten smoke here by the minute you can see well pretty soon you might not even see some of that texture of this hillside years of some hills taller than others because it's been just a blanket of smoke, that's just got on top of this again fortunately it is not windy that could be a disaster because he could carry the embers from one location to the other but they are obviously going to update us on the situation calfire usually has an update every time at every fire at around 7 in the morning. right now as we are still talking at this
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very moment, 1500 acres, 15% containment and it looks like it's going to be days before they get full containment james darya i was talking about how cal fire continues to go up and down this location. here it is right there and a lot of them are packed in there they are ready to roll as we are in if we're not already we're pretty darned close to fire season. back to you oh, yeah, and just you know like every july 4th this weekend. well so many fires. >>started and right now they're investigating, but they're just worried about put these fires out. thank you so much we'll check in with you later in only 15% james, at least the other one is 70% contained yeah firefighters getting the upper hand thankfully on the park fire that's the one in morgan hill is burning. officials there looking to see if it was also sparked by fireworks. >>they're still determining that but neighbors say they did hear fireworks before the flames broke out. >>about 10 o'clock last night we heard some fireworks going off and after them maybe half
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an hour after that we heard. >>sirens going down it just kept going off no one you know for a lot and i guess people are trying to celebrate in. >>unfortunately things bad things happen when you're doing a dry area like and there you can see up on the hill there. and you can still see some smoldering going on up on the hill. >>yeah he's done road in morgan hill remains closed except for local traffic will keep you updated on firefighting efforts there. meanwhile in the east bay, some neighbors in hayward not only had to deal with illegal fireworks but also with sideshows that went well into the night take a look. >>that can be annoying right across our viewer sent us this video the sideshow they say happened on the corner of florida and miami streets in hayward if you are says not only was the fireworks sideshows that went on until 2 in the morning. >>take a look at the mess left
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behind in antioch people left trash and fireworks debris in the parking lot of lone tree elementary school. and it turns out that somebody saw posted on a facebook and that attracted a group of about 20 volunteers to come out and clean up that mess. we've been talking about all the fires there were more than 67 fire sparked in contra costa county over the weekend. and more than a dozen they think were caused by illegal fireworks. one of those threatened more than 20 homes in pittsburgh. kron four's tale of his sacking has more. >>last night it was in my experience of 15 years by far the lows. the most extreme use of illegal fireworks under stage. it was just incredible on the 4th of july. >>legal fireworks in contra costa county spark more fires in 5 hours. what firefighters typically see throughout an entire cern month contra costa fire captain george lang says the department put out 67 fires from 07:00pm to
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midnight, including this large one near oak hills and southwood drive in pittsburgh, extremely dangerous, especially because we were so busy. >>we didn't have a number of units that we would normally action fire at one point the fire threat in 20 homes nearby, but firefighters managed to save and protect all 20 meanwhile, 2 homes on chris park circle in any opera burning from another fire but were later saved by fire crews. >>captain lang says all the illegal firework activity pretty strain on the resources saturday night we're down to sending a single engines to most call. >>where we would normally have a pool alarm senate which could be depending on the alarm for a truck that she's we have just one either respond to each fire set that tone from down one no homes were lost there were several injuries i know of at least 3 injuries to a mother fireworks and another person lost that fireworks. and that's just the
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initial round lang says the use of illegal fireworks started earlier this year at the beginning of june. well it's not clear if the fireworks will continue after the holiday langhorne's neighbors to be prepared. we want people to do their education management good there we've done in the space. >>completed before the for the joint simply because of the number of fires that occurred before fire on the 67 fire saturday night fireworks caused at least 16 of them all the rest are still being investigated and taylor bisacky reporting kron 4 news happening now police are investigating what looks like a kidnapping in vallejo of there were reports of people seeing a woman. >>being hit by a man and then he shoved in the back of a car yesterday afternoon, the area of rotary way and cal doe a cad loney lane. and this is. >>a picture of that the car. >>that the woman was seen being pushed into it's an older model silver infiniti sedan and we can zoom in and
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show you the license plate was a temporary plate with the number 8 d m and 2, 8, 4, >>gunfire in san francisco takes the life of a 6 year-old boy the shooting happened. the night of july 4th in the bayview neighborhood on english street paramedics rushed the boy to the hospital where he later died another person was shot and wounded. no arrests have yet been made and on the national front gun violence erupted in several other u.s. cities over the long holiday weekend as well. some of the victims in those fatal shootings were children with john lawrence now with more. >>gunfire kills at least 4 children in chicago, atlanta and elsewhere this long july 4th weekend. one of the victim's 8 year-old son korea turner we understand the frustration of ration rules we and the pain. >>we get anything to do with a we in the sea she and 3 other people were shot in 2 incidents near the wendy's were a sharp brooks was killed by police last month.
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>>amid national outrage over police brutality. >>but atlanta's mayor says this is different these aren't police officers. >>shooting. people on the streets of atlanta these are members of the community shooting each other enough is enough. >>fatal gunshots also fired in chicago saturday killing a 7 year-old girl is the same day of kids can be out here plan. >>without worry about people's soon and do 6, in washington dc john i all of the founder of the dc guardian angels. >>lost his 11 year-old grandson dayvon mcneil saturday, when bullets were fired near the frederick douglass community center he was with his mom's and if they want to get out to get the charge it up when he shot and killed and in alabama a 22 year-old man is facing a capital murder charge for friday's fatal shooting of an 8 year-old at a shopping mall just south of birmingham. i'm john lawrence reporting. >>the pandemic is getting
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worse california once again setting a new record for coronavirus cases in a single day. there were 11,786 infections reported yesterday and we will see those numbers come up because of what we saw over the weekend the holiday weekend july 4th lot of people out there. too close for covid in california we've had 6300 plus deaths and in the bay area close to 600 people have died of covid related complications because of this in the north bay, they're rolling back restrictions restaurants and run county now can not have indoor dining anymore for at least another 3 weeks. they were allowing it to the county's health department said no more you can only dine outside the outbreak at san quentin prison is adding to the number of cases in marin county. moraine county has been added to the state's coronavirus watch list. joining solano contra costa and santa clara
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counties. here in the bay area of course, southern california still the worst. >>6.11 time we'll take a quick break but still ahead another statue controversial catholic priest junipero serra is torn down this time at the state capitol. we'll have more on that and the aids memorial quilt display goes virtual today but details on how you can see it. and it is a beautiful start to the morning, nice little glow over the bay area right now to kick off your monday. not for the sweaty faces,
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and the hidden smiles. the foggy glasses, and the muffled laughs. a simple piece of fabric makes a big statement: i care. wear a mask. let's all do our part to slow the spread.
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>>6.14 and we want to check the weather on a monday morning. it was nice yesterday was a and the whole weekend change. yeah, absolutely is a great 4th of july weekend, let's see what's it doing for the rest of the week ahead. our first full week of july john yeah first full week of july first monday of july and yeah, if you like the heat this weekend certainly was nice we're going to see temperatures a little cooler for our inland areas in the next couple of days which will be a nice break. former warmer temperatures that we've seen now that we are well into summer a beautiful morning at the golden gate bridge sunshine making its way all the way down to the coast in the brain headlands looking great this morning, not a whole lot of fog to be talking about there is some shrouding san bruno mountain in parts of daly city right now that's about the only we've got though the rest of the bay area, nice and clear. now we are off to a breezy start for some most notably in the north bay, the good news for south
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bay area's which we're looking at to wildfires is that winds, nice and calm this morning says and not necessarily going to stay true all day long though, as we do look at a steady wind from the west pushing on into the bay area today part of the reason we're going to be cooler but along with that cooler weather does come the steady breeze which is i mentioned is flood definitely present up in the north bay at this time center fell winds at 70 miles per hour for your gust gust only increasing into the afternoon ahead of us and by the finish of the day areas like the coast and the north bay will be seeing gusts regularly as high as 20 to 30 miles per hour. the good news about today's forecast slower comfortable 60's for your highs and san francisco as well as elsewhere along the coastline. well 70's can be expected for most areas right along side, the bayshore foster city at 73 palo alto at 74 while mountain view and i 77 south bay temperatures well down from yesterday's no 90's hardly even 80's and san jose
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will just barely get up to that mark santa clara milpitas in sunnyvale holding on to the upper 70's much like you'll also see in dublin pleasanton while hayward in union city in the low 70's today, oakland and san leandro each at 72, while conquered in walnut creek in the mid 80's, north bay temperatures, mostly 80's for you as well while the way holds on to 78 degrees. sonoma and napa will rise into the mid 80's such as will be the case in san jose to santa rosa at 85 degrees today. tomorrow's temperatures as well as wednesday's a little cooler than today's sore settling in for a slightly below average next couple of days. do enjoy it because there is heat in this forecast come the upcoming weekend. daytime highs will build back into the 90's for inland areas by saturday and sunday. james. thank you john quick check of the bridges this morning beginning with the bay bridge toll plaza camera now the sun's glaring in the lands but we can at least see that the traffic. >>is still making through the toll plaza just find it is
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slowing just a touch. but there's no you know it's stop and go commute traffic right now. so that's always some good news for you at 6.17 this morning, the san mateo bridge also moving along well. you can certainly see more cars on the road now than we had in our last update but at least again you're still moving along just fine no reports of any stalls are delays on the span so it's the usual commute time from one end to the other. 6.18 on the clock and happening today, the annual international aids conference will kick off online this year because of the pandemic you can see a virtual display of 48,000 panels of the aids memorial quilt at aids memorial dot org. here's some video when the quote was returned to san francisco back in february. on the website you can search the virtual panels for the quilt you can look up specific names you can learn the stories of those who died from aids. 80 panels of the quote will also be displayed at san francisco and oakland city halls as both cities are hosting. this year's conference. happening today part will be raising parking fees at 6 of its
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stations because of the parking fee tax in oakland. so parking with going is going to cost you $3.55 now at the coliseum the lake merritt the macarthur and the rock ridge stations in the what the west oakland station is going to be a little bit more you're going to pay $12.40 and that comes as the city of oakland imposes an 18 and a half percent tax on all parking fees citywide. >>new this morning police have arrested a man for waving a loaded handgun at the black lives matter mural site in downtown martinez. it's the same year-old that was vandalized over the weekend somebody painted over it with black plate paint and these are pictures of others restoring the mural the man arrested is 30 year-old joseph us una. police say he got into an argument with another person last night near the mural and started waving a loaded gun. a nearby police officer saw what went on and arrested him. the people who vandalized the mural have also
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been identified they could face vandalism charges and as you can see the mural is back over in fremont police are investigating graffiti found at a church as a hate crime at the mission, san jose saturday morning, somebody spray painted the words native land. and then put bread paint splatters to simulate blood in a statement the fremont police department says they don't tolerate hate and last the alameda county d a to fully prosecute whoever did it. >>and just last month protesters tore down a statue of you know for us sara what golden gate park in san francisco and now demonstrators have torn down another statue of the controversial catholic priest this time out at the state capitol many people are accusing share of destroying native american tribes and cultures during the 18th century as he was working to convert them all we have jessica mensch now more on the story. with fire in spray paint protesters taking aim at
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the pro sailor statue. >>toppling to the ground saturday night in the state capitol park because we're tired of asking permission. we're tired of compromising with people we're not asking or demanding as a descendant of the norwalk tried ronnie gonzales he's this destruction as a victory she's been calling for the monument's removal for years, it's a disgrace for us that we have to drive past the statues every day and see people who committed genocide and torture on our people. the in glorified sarah was a catholic priest in the 1700's who founded the mission system while he spread the catholic faith he's drawn controversy over forcing the americans to join the missions into manual labor introducing them to for diseases that wiped out writes this is difficult so destruction of history. but some see this removal as an assault on their heritage like free to to repay who came to pray before the base of the statue highlighting this ear is an important part of the catholic religion after pope francis canonized sarah
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sustained in 2015. we paid him for self and everything that we do. that's something that goes to the deep seas. parts of all catholic a symbol of history to some and 8 others now caught sight. >>in sacramento, jessica, mitch. >>time now 6.22 coming up on the kron 4 morning news, an 8 year-old boy is leading a movement to prove his life matters too and show you what he's doing. that's inspiring a community. and here's a live look outside our bay bridge camera again showing us the ride begin the slow up just a bit in a couple lanes here as you make your way from oakland
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>>and national news an 8 year-old boy from pennsylvania is leading a local movement against racial injustice in support of black lives matter ryan houston has the story. >>as cars go by hawking their horns in support. 8 year-old andre barron stands tall his shirt, his sign the message all the same he is like matters isn't fun >>so black about people at because a collector skin so he stands rain or sign several days a week outside the pizza station on lincoln avenue in bellevue he says he got this idea from his mom and seeing andres big brother joining i want to see everybody we all
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so they could be a change for my brother gets older and something happens on, but it's not just andre's family. the community is supporting him. >>black. >>why young get older their side i won't be quite so you can be comfortable we stand with you and our friends matter to be a little boy and assisting that i want to grow old and i want to live i can't imagine desiring that at that age and that's something that he's going through in. i want him to live, i want him to grow old as i stand behind him and everybody else on that it's the minimum alyssa girl access supporting andre is the least she can do she believes it's up to white people now to make sure his life really does matter i think the change really have to start with us as black people have been asking for change for 400 years and where is it. >>so it's our turn. it's been our turn and as the horns home. and drivers yell encouragement. andre says he feels the support to keep standing for himself and others and makes me so happy. >>and they still feel like
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they've got my back again ice isn't together. >>one or one oh one meisel's to help the real >>help >>that was ryan houston reporting and that's some kid and they. >>or training gilroy world wildfire continues to get firefighters all that they can handle come up to me on a road and you can see just how smoky the situation is what have a
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>>and we are back the ringing of the opening bell happening as we speak and it looks like we're going to see a fairly positive job. for wall street as the dow set to open. >>perhaps maybe 1400 or 400 points or greater. as wall street continues to build on last week's game. so we'll keep an eye on the numbers, but so far the premarket trading looks to be pointing towards at least a positive start to the day. >>6.30 how about the start to the day when it comes to the weather not too bad at all i mean look at the sunshine out there guys can't beat that this morning we are seeing relatively calm conditions for the time being for most of us. winds will pick up later on temperatures are going to pick up to so go ahead enjoy this beautiful start to your monday. 50's for most of our current temperatures, san jose livermore double in all at 55. oakland and alameda in the upper 50's while pittsburgh
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kicking things off in the 60's currently later today, even though we're going to be warm for inland areas, we're not going to be as warm as we have been daytime highs cool down for inland spots into the 80's. well, 60's and 70's remain closer to the bay and the coast back to you. >>thanks a lot happening right now firefighters are trying to contain 2 big fires in the south bay on the left thus a fire in santa clara county which is called the crews fire because it broke out yesterday along crews road. an oak spring circle, north of gilroy it's 1500 acres in just 15% contained on the right the park fire. is 70% contained this is the one burning near morgan hill. it's burned about 340 acres so far so the park fire. the evacuations have been lifted there in morgan hill but the other fire in gilroy. proving to be more difficult kron four's will tran is standing by with the latest well. >>the right now for the
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firefighters, their biggest challenge will be breathing. we don't see the huge flames that we saw coming here at around 4.30 to 5 o'clock in the morning. but you can see look at the hillside area you have been watching this as close as i have boots on the ground but i'm sure your monitors can pick up just how smoky the situation is and continues to smolder look at off in the distance you can see here a fare that's where it's smoldering but but an hour and a half ago he was not small during and i have video to prove it was actually on fire in this very difficult rugged terrain you can exactly drive up to it is just hillside after hillside. and you can see just how how much flames just ripping through that particular section. the hillside at that particular time. let me show you because it's hard to get to this is video from yesterday they actually had to use air drops i'm sure air drops are ready to go once the sun comes up even more so especially after
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the briefing at 7 o'clock in the morning because the this is an area that it's not residential like santa rosa fortunately, but they did have to do evacuations in this area yesterday. even though they did evacuations 2 homes did go up in flames and hopefully not anymore. but there are homes dorian james there are still threatening at this time as the fire continues to march along this area of kenya on a road. we're not hearing of any injuries or any fatalities yet hopefully that will continue. but it looks like it's going to be days before this fire is completely contained right now 15% containment we should get an update in the next hour or so from cal fire and keep in mind containment does not mean out containment means that you corral that word doesn't spread and spreading that's exactly what it's been doing over the past say 12 to 14 hours because look at this on the right side of your screen. you can see what it did to this hillside here it's charred. it's not small during
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anymore, but there are firefighters and we showed you earlier there are firefighters coming up and down kenyada road as they're still dealing. the little patches of fire along the way jane story. >>okay, thanks for the update. it's 6.33 and doctors are afraid that we're going to see even more coronavirus cases in the next couple of weeks because of what we saw over the weekend for july 4th lots of people out gathering and not wearing masks kron four's terisa stasio has reaction from an infectious disease specialist at ucsf. >>in general in california as many people know we're kind of in an upswing and a little bit concerning doctor, peter chin, hong is an infectious disease expert with ucsf he and other health experts say that the next few weeks are going to be critical for several reasons for one california was already showing troubling signs of the coronavirus infecting more and more people pushing up the
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positivity rate. >>we don't only have a test positivity rate increase. we also have an increase in hospitalizations and the number of icu beds use and in some counties like imperial county and riverside. things look a little bit more concerning of course we have marin county with san quentin serve exploding right now doctor chan hong says that if. >>you were one to go to a 4th of july party and not wear a mask with people not in your immediate family or if you traveled over the holiday weekend getting tested should be on your to do list. >>long flights tend to fill up people might not mas in those us together. you know it's a party may be and where mass that's a high risk situation i would definitely think about getting tested, but they could baller old people at home doctor chan hong says that while the concern is choices people made over the 4th of july weekend. >>could lead to a further spike in cases medical experts are also worried about
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hospital and icu rates. >>your mission is about 7 days on average for this. you know it could be as soon as 4 days and then as long as 10. more days, so like 2 weeks is kind of a good period to begin seeing. the impact and that's the positive cases. i think haas live nation's and icu admissions and deaths come a little bit later. >>doctor chan hong says that he and others hope it is not necessary to order another shelter in place. he says he remains optimistic with everyone focusing on the 3 w's. >>where a mosque wash your hands and watch your distance and all but 3 things probably wearing the mask is most of the control when you're out and about. >>the doctor says that he and others are going to be watching very closely as the clock is now ticking. theresa kron 4 news. >>in national headlines now president trump seemed to downplay the severity of the pandemic over the weekend during a july 4th event he
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said that 99% of cases are quote totally harmless. despite the fact that 4 and a half percent of americans infected have died with many more becoming seriously ill. the commissioner of the food and drug administration address the matter yesterday without defending the president's comment. >>so so we know that cases are surging in the country we've all seen the grass associated with that. and it's just too early and i'm not going to speculate on what the causation is there what i can tell you is the way out of this dan a the way out of this for all americans is to follow the cdc in the white house task force guidelines, social distance wear a mask if you find yourself in a situation we can social distance. good hand hygiene all the things that i would tell my patients and if you're near someone who is vulnerable and you think you've been exposed. please take care and avoid exposing that person who's vulnerable. >>now the cdc estimates that 35% of coronavirus cases are asymptomatic which means the people infected don't exhibit symptoms yet they are still able to spread the virus to others. president trump
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meanwhile is heading to new hampshire this coming weekend where he's scheduled to hold a rally at portsmouth airport on saturday. organizers say that they will be handing out masks and hand sanitizers to attendees with the recommendation that they wear him, but they're not going to require it. that is a change from the president's previous events last friday, social distancing was not enforced at the fireworks event at mount rushmore attendees were not required to wear face masks. the republican governor of arkansas says that people they're at the mount rushmore rally really should have worn masks. >>they should have been face coverings they should follow guidelines there. you know i know that it's a controlled environment, so it's really more about setting an example but i know how important this was a governor known. she's been asking that the president about this months ago. this is not something that was set up at the last minute it was planned. and it was a controlled environment. >>the governor of arkansas says that if president trump would hold a rally in his state he would require people
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wear masks and practice, social distancing. >>actor nick cordero has died of coronavirus after a 3 month struggle with the virus and he was just 41 years old. his wife posted on instagram that he died surrounded by his family. yesterday court arrowhead many complications from the virus. he was forced to have his leg amputated because of it. as an actor he was nominated for a tony award for bullets over broadway in 2014. and he was also in the production the broadway show waitress. italian composer ennio morricone has died this morning not have coronavirus he was 91 and died of complications from a broken leg. he was famous for the iconic scene for the clint eastwood western the good the bad and the ugly. >>and we don't know it right
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but you know so many of his songs his career spanned decades he won an oscar for best original score in 2016 for his work with the music on clint aren't he knows the hateful 8 in total, he produced more than 400 original scores for feature films. >>well a basketball court in maryland is now home to a mural honoring brianna taylor, the kentucky emt shot and killed by police during a botched raid, sean streicher shows us how the community came together to bring the mural to life. >>if you drive pretty quickly it's a mural of monumental proportions start with they just the feel like it's time to stand as a community. then we can do it you are why not this is that we have this really speaking about they have no platform tax for justice a 7,000 square foot painting of brianna taylor the
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26 year-old woman whose death sparked outrage. >>when she wao shot and killed by police in her apartment in louisville, kentucky, public art is a tool to express community and social change the artwork was made possible by organizations like future history now the banneker douglas museum. >>and the maryland commission on african-american history and culture with this mural. >>we hope to involve the year and this pivotal moment in history in a very peaceful and active once you get the wrong. it was designed by muralist jeff huntington in a way that the team of volunteers regardless of their art background could bring it to life for putting many small abstract pieces together to create one larger realistic peace with the end result being so big they say you'll be able to see it from outer space making its message hard to miss community members from annapolis to kentucky to germany to south africa. >>we all want an end to
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systemic racism and police brutality. >>and that was sean streicher reporting. >>hearts have of power to connect us to make us feel things and to keep us inspired to keep us going. >>a bay area woman inspires others to saying in a virtual concert to help promote equality for everyone we'll talk to her online about the event. and things not looking bad out there today we do have a steady breeze making its way into the bay area but also a cooler afternoon to be
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>>6.44 right now and we're looking at nice warm weather. i guess yeah, the same from the weekend got a nice looking shot here looking down towards portola valley our sutro tower camera giving us that view and john what are we seeing elsewhere swear sunscreen yeah, exotic infringe on your burn looks better today, gradually fading i was a little pink but if you are heading outside today sunscreen i would agree probably your best option to plan on and that usually is a sign of a pretty pleasant day if you're going to be getting outside you look outside at the golden gate bridge. it is clear you can see some clouds and that view behind james just a second ago trying to stream in over the peninsula not being super successful in doing so so even under cloudy a spot you're still getting a good dose of sunshine over you just noticing a few low clouds now winds are nice and calm in the south bay right now this is actually really good news
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is we do have those 2 active fires burning in the vicinity is of morgan hill and gilroy bulls. winds will pick up here later today just as you're already seeing further north in areas like mill valley, fairfax and even sfo looking at a steady wind currently those winds are gradually going to spread and intensified towards the close of the day so a slightly cooler and slightly breezier one today than what we had yesterday when the u.s. of conditions right up the coastline for your morning winds gradually spread inland into the evening tonight for the north bay and will eventually pick up for the south bay as well, although likely to be one of our calmer areas right around san jose which is good news for those fires burning further south. temperatures today in the 60's for coastal spots, nothing new there are inland areas will notice a few degrees cooler daytime highs today, foster city at 73 palo alto really nice 74. while in the south bay daytime highs barely even the 80's for san jose at 80 degrees today. temperatures in
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the east bay 70's 80's with livermore hanging on to 81. well oakland only at 72. concord you fall from yesterday's 90's to 86 today while the north bay continues to be some of our warmest of areas, you'll also notice a nice cool down and a steady breeze into the afternoon which will make it feel even cooler yet. tomorrow and wednesday reeve continue or slightly below average temperature trend that we're starting today but thursday and friday temperatures begin to climb again. this takes us back to the 90's by the upcoming weekend. daria. >>thanks a lot 6.47 and a pair of friends raise money to help promote equality for all americans and they did it through a virtual benefit concert. we have kron four's l a second monae actually co-hosting the event and she shares with us now some of the highlights. >>amazing what art can do on sunday had the opportunity to co-host a free virtual benefit concert with artists from across the united states. they volunteer their time from 9 in the morning to 9 at night to help raise money for the n
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double acp legal defense fund we have broadway singers and poets and spoke with one of the event's organizers she's a bay area local from san carlos about the inspiration behind this cross-cultural effort to provide legal defense and education against racial >>the first learned about the murder of george floyd by the police on the heels of. so many other murders of black men and women particular, but just the general disrespect of black and brown bodies in our nation. and i was moved to take action. >>to support a huge change this time for a huge change and i feel the ground for that's changes things are
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really shifting like. >>more people are starting to care and i want to harness that energy but also for myself i just wanted to do something. i'm a singer. and a voice teacher and so i thought well i can put on a concert. that's why i know how to do. so i reached out to katie shepherd my friend here in san carlos and fellow voice teacher and i said you know, let's put on a little concert. >>and she said yes and she said actually let's make it a really big concert let's take a 12 hours long. let's think think. >>by famous from broadway and we can to expand and every step of the way that we have been putting this together. >>said yes volunteering to performing and it's all for free. this is all done by volunteers every penny has gone. >>to the n double acp legal defense fund or to the artist directly none of the organizers are receiving any compensation for this and that is and i think the reason
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everybody said yes these people feel like they want to take action they want to be part of the solution. so we created this nationwide multi racial coalition of people to put on this event and we did it in a month. >>mine lands on too few happy words, don't know if hearing is they're dark and haunting not the most miles this week to inspire one berks. in 7th grade he said that the cell the nucleus and mitochondria. learn where freedom lives. >>i found the north star on the scene here at cpac i got my maps counted the money might change her. >>i. >>was so exit at basically once the broadcast started i actually started weeping for joy because i was like wow, this is happening there all these people are saying yes there are it is beautiful. the people that we saw on the screen today. all to a person. but so much beauty and passion. >>and commitment to there is.
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just an amazing experience from hip, hop to perform i'll come early ring the bells songs to operate we jazz we had every john are represented it was such a wonderful experience of course classical music that's why do. >>so we anyway it just amazing to see this like groundswell of support and talent come out. and i so i cried several times this morning for joy to see this actually come to girl the work it is so true that the united states is precious little investment to the arts and yet i think all of us who have could still turn a place for months know how much we're sustained fire connection to the to the you know you are accessing them electronically. >>to the arts really sustains us and keeps us happy. and one of the things about. >>the arts is the arts have of power to connect us and to
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make us feel things. >>and to keep us inspired and to keep us going because sometimes this because this fight this hard this is a long struggle. this is 400 plus years of oppression that we're working on and doing and it's not going to happen overnight. >>we need each other. we need the arts we need our to we need to listen to artists feel inspired by them support them and also respects how much artists give to us as a society it's it's a it's essential to how we make it through the day on so many days. >>amen to that and you can contribute at voices in action concert dot com. >>time now 6.52 as we head to break, here's a live look outside our camera giving us a few walnut creek as we gauge what things are like
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>>it's 55 on this monday morning getting the week started with some sunshine this morning in just a few clouds pushed in on the peninsula, you see a few of those over san bruno mountain but obviously more sunshine than i even for cloudy east of spots 50's and a few 60's for your morning temperatures go ahead put on that jacket this morning as temperatures are cool enough that with the breeze that we are seeing there is a brisk feel as you're stepping out there. it's afternoon wind speeds pick up in especially for the north bay in coastal areas. we are in for quite the breezy finish to your monday with winds gusting as high as 20 to
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30 miles per hour. tomorrow winds tame calming down before they pick back up again into wednesday not done with those winds just yet after today. today's daytime highs little cooler than yesterday's for most areas, san francisco in the 60's oakland in the 70's. while san jose in the low 80's. back to you. >>thank you john time now 6.56 coming up in the next hour or 2 large fires burning right now in the south bay this morning, one of those fires actually forcing evacuations. so we'll have the latest coming up at the top of the hour on that and california setting a new record once again for the number of coronavirus cases in a single day. we'll have the latest breakdown on the numbers and just one week after allowing indoor dining to resume parade county now says not any more restaurants are going to switch back to outdoor dining and take out only. here's a quick live look outside again the traffic on the san mateo bridge is moving fairly well this morning actually not too bad. we're looking at traffic and weather around the bay
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will have updates on both of those coming up in a minute as we take a live look here at the golden gate bridge.
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>>you're watching kron 00:04am morning news at 7. >>and thanks for joining us on a monday, i'm darya folsom and i'm james fletcher let's begin the hour as we like to do with a check of weather case you have to head out now john travel with a look at what you
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can expect. hey there guys we are looking at lots of sunshine today already this morning sitting in the clear skies all the way out to the coastline. >>just a few clouds on the peninsula but still pretty bright for those of you on the peninsula. berkeley obviously getting a good dose of sunshine already right now temperatures are in the 50's and 60's cool start to the morning and a little on the breezy side so go ahead, but on the light jacket this morning as you step outside. later on today, look for to temperatures that won't be quite as warm as yesterday still a warm afternoon though for inland spots with highs back into the 80's inland, 60's and 70's along the bay in khost dari. >>thank you john 7 o'clock and happening now firefighters are trying to contain 2 big fires burning in the south bay. on the left you can see the response from the air and ground to the big fire in santa clara county. and on the right that's the park fire. so we've got the crews fire and the park fire. both of them burning. but with di


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